The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. [NYSE: EL] stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.16% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 2.20%. Over the last 12 months, EL stock rose by 15.82%. The one-year The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. stock forecast points to a potential downside of -9.54. The average equity rating for EL stock is currently 2.40, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $72.29 billion, with 360.20 million shares outstanding and 215.76 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.23M shares, EL stock reached a trading volume of 1211059 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
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Guru’s Opinion on The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. [EL]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for EL shares is $187.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on EL stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Piper Sandler have made an estimate for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on June 01, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on April 06, 2020, representing the official price target for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $145, while JP Morgan analysts kept a Underweight rating on EL stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. is set at 5.23, with the Price to Sales ratio for EL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.68. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 17.04. Price to Free Cash Flow for EL in the course of the last twelve months was 56.61 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.
EL Stock Performance Analysis:
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. [EL] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.20. With this latest performance, EL shares gained by 19.13% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 4.35% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 15.82% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for EL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 71.61, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 76.79, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 65.71 for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. [EL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 173.42, while it was recorded at 203.41 for the last single week of trading, and 189.63 for the last 200 days.
Insight into The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. [EL] shares currently have an operating margin of +16.95 and a Gross Margin at +77.17. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +12.03.
Return on Total Capital for EL is now 31.29, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 23.29. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 39.34, with Return on Assets sitting at 13.88. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. [EL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 77.79. Additionally, EL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 43.75, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 25.93. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 66.03, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 37.14.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. [EL] managed to generate an average of $37,188 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.94 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.15.The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.
EL Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. posted 0.64/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.53/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 20.80%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for EL. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. go to 5.84%.
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. [EL] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $41,751 million, or 93.00% of EL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EL stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 17,949,988, which is approximately 2.408% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; FMR LLC, holding 15,376,995 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.15 billion in EL stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $3.04 billion in EL stock with ownership of nearly -6.901% of the company’s market capitalization.
436 institutional holders increased their position in The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. [NYSE:EL] by around 21,764,556 shares. Additionally, 546 investors decreased positions by around 16,146,057 shares, while 126 investors held positions by with 165,583,662 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 203,494,275 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EL stock had 102 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,260,432 shares, while 148 institutional investors sold positions of 1,650,997 shares during the same period.